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Duologue: Aaron Martin talks about 'A Room Now Empty'

Along the pathways of my stationary travels, I have not encountered an artist more mesmerizing or compelling than Aaron Martin.  Centered around his singular cello, he employs a plethora of other instruments (guitar, banjo, ukulele, lap steel, concertina, singing bowls) to forge a unique sound and style with roots sunk deep in rustic earthiness yet somehow reaching boundlessly into transcendent and ethereal realms. 861 more words


Home Normal - An interview with Ian Hawgood.

I Don’t think there has been a label that has influenced my listening quite like Home Normal. I came across the label relatively early on and have been following them since eagerly picking up their quality releases. 2,072 more words


A Foundation in Modern Music for Beginners

No one asked for it, but here’s my idea of what anyone interested in modern classical music should first acquaint themselves with. Don’t necessarily worry about the order this stuff is presented in. 1,865 more words


2017 Year In Review: The art of the EP

The EP is often overlooked when it comes year-end retrospectives, but this format can provide us with some very special musical moments and here are some from 2017 that you might not want to miss.  1,245 more words


My Favorite Music of 2017

Snapped Ankles – Come Play the Trees
William Basinski – A Shadow in Time
GAS – Narkopop
Colin Stetson – All This I Do For Glory… 256 more words


2017 / Dave Howell / 130701

Sometime contributor to The Wire, Dave Howell was responsible for curating Fat Cat`s musical boundary pushing Split Series. He now heads up 130701, the label`s Modern Classical / Post-Classical imprint. 746 more words

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